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MIPS Updates for Performance Year 2020 and Beyond

MIPS Updates for Performance Year 2020 and Beyond

The CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule discusses several updates to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for performance year 2020 and beyond.

As confirmed in the last year’s Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists (OTs), speech-language pathologists (SLPs), clinical psychologists, dietitians, and audiologists were added as eligible clinicians for the 2019 MIPS performance year (i.e., the 2021 payment year). PT, OT, and SLP eligibility for participation in MIPS continues into the 2020 performance year (i.e., the 2022 payment year).

For more information, access CMS’s Quality Payment Program Final Rule Fact Sheet.
Access the Quality Payment Program Resource Library.
Access the CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.

For more information, read Casamba’s MIPS Updates for Performance Year 2020 and Beyond.

Holly Hester

Holly Hester is Casamba’s Senior Vice President of Compliance & Education, as well as the Compliance Officer. She provides regulatory guidance and interpretation, clinical programming and content development, education and training steerage, and compliance support for the company. As a physical therapist for more than 20 years, Holly has multi-venue clinical and management experience, giving her a unique perspective on the integration of compliance and training with therapy service delivery and clinical practice.
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